Is there a possibility of opining?

In conscience, this letter should be entitled something like “The Infuges of a Banana State”; but out of respect, out of principle, or through education, we have not named it that way. Our motivation, dear readers, is the publication of the ministerial order of the 13th January with effect on 14 January to modify an […]

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The arrival of the vaccine, the great hope of the tourism sector

The Institute for Economic Analysis (IEE) estimates a GDP growth of 6% this 2021 Summer of 2021 It is not the title of a film, although this last year may be worthy of a film, but the date that has scheduled the tourist industry as the start of recovery. An increase in the forecasting of […]

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Royal Decree Law 35/2020, of 22 December, of urgent measures to support the tourist industry, hotel and trade and tax matters

Yesterday the BOE published Royal Decree-Law 35/2020 of 22 December, with measures to support the tourism, hotel and catering and commercial sectors valued at 4.22 billion euros.  Below is a brief summary of the main measures:           Reduction in the rent of premises Both SMEs and self-employed people who have rented premises can benefit. There […]

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A breath of hope at time of coronavirus: the vaccine of Pfizer and BioNTech

The international community finds a vaccine for the virus that has already charged  the life of more of 1,7 million people At the same time that the virus of the Covid-19 began to cross borders, laboratories of all the world started a race against time to find a vaccine that countered at the new pathogen. […]

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HLCLUB renews the diploma for its commitment to quality tourism

The diploma has been awarded by NODE Garraf, of the Diputació de Barcelona  The Garraf Economic Development Agency, NODE Garraf, which has the support of the Diputació de Barcelona since its gestation, has once again recognised HLCLUB’s commitment as a tourist information point to providing a quality tourist information and care service.  NODE Garraf, the […]

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The demand of tourist companies to reduce VAT falls on deaf ears

Reyes Maroto doubts that the measure will have an effect on demand The tourism sector is calling for a reduction in tourist VAT, which has been set at 10% since 2012, to offset the effects of the pandemic, which has hit the sector like no other. For this reason, the business organizations are demanding that […]

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The tourism sector will lose 63 million international visitors this 2020

Rural tourism does not falter despite restrictions and the absence of international mobility The tourism sector will close 2020 with losses of 75% or 76% in international visitors, in addition to tourism spending, according to the Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés, which would mean losing 63 million tourists in a year. A severe […]

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The first phase of the de-escalation plan is extended until 21 December in Catalonia

Catalonia will maintain the same restrictions for two more weeks The Generalitat has decided to postpone until 21 December the access to section 2 of the de-escalation due to the worsening of the data the Covid in Catalonia. Thus, the Autonomous Community will remain in tranche 1 of the plan begun on 23 November and […]

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A study measuring the tourist reputation points to the Garraf with a score of 8.37 out of 10

Sitges (8.37) and Vilanova i la Geltrú (8.28) stand as the most valued municipalities in terms of tourist experience  Blanca López The tourist experience in the Garraf gets a rating of 8,37 out of 10 in 2019, surpassing the average of 8.24 in the Barcelona Region. This is affirmed by a study that measures the […]

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95 countries at the World Tourism Summit to coordinate the revitalization of the sector

Held in La Palma, the conference ended in a call from public and private actors for international coordination of measures to revive tourism  Blanca López Senior representatives of tourism from 95 countries and more than 100 tourism companies met on Monday, in person or virtually on the Canary island of La Palma for the conference “Launching […]

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